Why We Should Buy Popcorn at the Movies

When you see why movie theater tickets are cheap and movie theater popcorn is so expensive, you might want to buy more popcorn.

Why There Is No Such Thing as a Free Coupon

Last week, I paid $25 for three hours at an NYC parking garage. Others though paid $50 for the same amount of time. We could say that it cost me less. But there is much more to the story. What…

When It’s Okay To Discriminate

Saying firms can’t refill and resell their cartridges, Lexmark International is fighting for printer cartridge patent protection in the Supreme Court.

The Problem With Priceless Medical Care

Currently tough to find, rational hospital prices would help hospitals control cost, eliminate price discrimination. improve efficiency and care.

Using Economics To Deal With Restaurant No-Shows

At one of my favorite restaurants in Nantucket, you can call at any time during the summer to get a 6:00 reservation. But if you want to eat at 7:30 or 9:00, you have to line up outside on that…